- Common Name(s):
- Austrian pine
- Arnold Sentinel, Globosa, Hornibrookiana , Monstrosa
Picturesque with age; withstands city conditions; heat and drought tolerant; salt tolerant; some times listed as P. nigra var. nigra or P. nigra var. austriaca; easy to transplant. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 30-60 ft.
- 2 to 3 in. cones
- Sun; range of soil types including clay
- Densely conical when young; broad, flat topped tree with short trunk and low spreading branches; semi-round top
- 20-40 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 3 to 6 in. stiff needles in pairs; dark green to almost black green; sharp to the touch
NCCES plant id: 2101